Breed and gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by MichyA, Jun 26, 2019.

  1. MichyA

    MichyA Songster

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    Hi all! My friend is a teacher and hatched these chicks in her class. She just found out the farm she planned on giving them to will eventually kill them. She’s now looking to rehome but was curious about gender and breed.

    They hatched on May 27th and are about 4 weeks old.

    I know the white are leghorns. I believe in the outdoor pic I posted, the middle white leghorns on the left and right side both look like roosters. What does everyone else think?

    Also, what breed are the black and white and brown and white? The first two close up individual pics I’m sharing of them were taken at 3 weeks...the other group pictures are at 4 weeks.

    Thanks in advance!

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  2. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Brown and white, and black and white appear to be Easter Eggers. Male and female respectively.

    The Leghorns are 2 male, 1 female.
     
  3. MichyA

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    I’ve never seen them in person....and was thinking the same based on comb size but the black and white stands soo tall like a roo! But has such a small comb!
     
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    Oh and as for the leghorns.... there’s 4 of them... I believe the one directly in the middle in that outdoor pic is a female...the two on either sides look to be males, correct?
     
  5. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Correct.
    Long day, totally missed that there were four! :gig
     
  6. MichyA

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    Those two hatched from brown eggs... aren’t EE eggs usually blue green or could they also be brown?
     
  7. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    EE can be any color. The result of being mutts.
     
  8. homeschoolin momma

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    I agree with Cyprus.
    And 2 males and 2 females on the leghorns. A perfect 50%!
     
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    Also I have a solid black ee which lays light brown eggs. My solid brown ee used to lay the prettiest green eggs before being snagged by a coyote. Missing those green eggs! They were the result of a orpington roo over a ccl hen. They retained the solid feathering, but had the crest, comb and at least 1 had the gene that causes the colored egg laying ability.
     
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    Thank you! The black and white (possible EE) looks so female based on comb size but stands so tall like a roo. It could just be these pics, like I said, I’ve never seen them in person.
     

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